The Field Museum is pleased to announce the Anthropology Alliance’s Summer Fieldwork Internship program. These internships will allow highly qualified candidates to conduct up to three months of fieldwork with a member of our world-class curatorial faculty. Field Museum curators who will be conducting anthropological research this summer are:
Dr. William Parkinson: Excavations in Hungary – summer months.
Dr. Ryan Williams: Excavations at Cerro Baul, Peru, Contisuyo Archaeological Field School – summer months.
The Museum seeks highly qualified, dedicated, and energetic interns to assist our dynamic anthropological field research program. Qualified candidates must be first- or second-year graduate students in anthropology. Successful candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, fieldwork experience, and a demonstrated commitment to long-term anthropological research. Interested candidates must seek a letter of support from the curator with whom they would like to work.
Interested candidates should submit the following documents directly to the Anthropology Internship Committee:
Letter of support from curator
Budget for requested funding (to be developed with sponsoring curator)
Transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
One letter of recommendation
One page essay outlining current research interests
Applications must be mailed or emailed to:
Mailing address for hard-copy submissions:
Anthropology Internship Committee
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Email address for electronic submissions:
**Please note that applications for this program are NOT accepted via the online system at this time. Please follow instructions listed above to apply for this position.
DEADLINE: Applications must be received by March, 13, 2020.